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Benefits of Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements require couples to establish guidelines for dividing up their assets, such as homes, cars, and fine jewelry. However, the reality is that prenuptial agreements are practical and beneficial tools for every couple, regardless of wealth or assets.  Prenups are about much more than who gets the vacation house in the event of a » Read More


False Accusations of Domestic Violence

How to Prevent False Accusations of Domestic Violence or Disprove them Once They are Made According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), one in four women – and one in nine men – were victims of domestic violence based on data from NISVS is an ongoing » Read More


What is a Divorce from Bed and Board?

There may be times when pursuing an absolute divorce may not the best choice for a couple.  For example, when a couple decides that they wish to live separate lives, but are not ready to proceed with a divorce.  In such a situation, the parties may find that a divorce from bed and board accomplishes » Read More


Amendment to New Jersey Court Rules

Making it Easier for Non-Resident Same Sex Couples to Divorce in NJ A new amendment to the New Jersey Court Rule 5:7-1 has eased the roadblock that many non-New Jersey residents face when seeking to terminate a domestic partnership or a civil union that was solemnized in New Jersey. Specifically, now under the Rules of » Read More


Tips for Blended Families

Today’s modern family is made up of a variety of conventional and blended family structures created by adoption, remarriage, and same sex parents. Whatever type of blended family you are living in, there are several ways you can ensure peace and harmony in your home. Blended families can struggle at times, but with perseverance and » Read More


Domestic Violence Affects All Classes

The director of Harmony House, an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims, emphasizes the importance of understanding that domestic violence affects people of all classes. Domestic violence knows no boundaries; it affects lower, middle, and upper-class families as well as people of all races and ethnicities. The Harmony House Director debunks the misconception that domestic » Read More


Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence

In recent years, the public has been calling for the National Football League to suspend players who assault their romantic partners – but there has been a lack of public outcry about the family violence that occurs in law enforcement families. Domestic violence incidents occur two to four times more frequently in the law-enforcement community » Read More


CLIENT ALERT: UPDATE on Tax Bill

New Tax Bill Signed Into Law Will Eliminate The Deduction for Alimony Payments Effective January 1, 2019 Under the new tax bill signed into law on December 22, 2017, effective for all divorces that happen on or after January 1, 2019, alimony payors will no longer be able to deduct alimony payments in their tax » Read More


Escaping Domestic Violence

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), one in four women – and one in nine men – were victims of domestic violence based on data from 2010 to 2012. NISVS is an ongoing survey that collects state and national data on intimate partner » Read More


What to Do When Your Child Is Being Abused by Your Ex’s New Partner

Divorced spouses often deal with issues such as child custody, parenting time, and alimony. They may even pursue new relationships or remarry. In such cases, children must adjust to spending time with any new partners their parents may have. However, if your child is being abused by your ex’s new partner, it is not in » Read More


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